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The Resource The lay of the land, by Richard Ford

The lay of the land, by Richard Ford

Label
The lay of the land
Title
The lay of the land
Statement of responsibility
by Richard Ford
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Frank Bascombe's career in real estate is thriving and his life finally seems to be on the right track, but when he is faced with marital and medical crises, he must find a new way to navigate the challenges of life without endangering everything he has worked for
Member of
Summary
In the fall of 2000, with the results of the presidential election still hanging in the balance, Frank Bascombe confronts the perils of Thanksgiving as he contends with health, marital, and family issues and works as a realtor at the Jersey shore
Theme
Storyline
Pace
Tone
Writing style
Character
Award
  • Booklist Editors' Choice, 2006.
  • Library Journal Best Books, 2006.
  • New York Times Notable Book, 2006
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
147249
Cataloging source
AKD
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1944-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Ford, Richard
Dewey number
813/.54
Index
no index present
LC call number
PS3556.O713
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
Series statement
Frank Bascombe novels
Series volume
0003
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Real estate agents
  • New Jersey
  • Middle-aged men
  • Divorced men
Target audience
adult
Label
The lay of the land, by Richard Ford
Instantiates
Publication
Dimensions
21 cm.
Edition
1st Vintage Contemporaries ed.
Extent
485 p.
Isbn
9780679776673
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
System control number
(OCoLC)163572712
Label
The lay of the land, by Richard Ford
Publication
Dimensions
21 cm.
Edition
1st Vintage Contemporaries ed.
Extent
485 p.
Isbn
9780679776673
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
System control number
(OCoLC)163572712

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